NO ONE CALLS US BECAUSE THEY WANT HEARING AIDS, THEY CALL BECAUSE THEY ARE HAVING COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS.
Good communication starts with understanding, and when there are hearing difficulties it is hard to understand even those closest and dearest to us. At Absolute Hearing Aid Center, we’re committed to helping you hear your best and improve your communication challenges. Today’s digital hearing aids make it easier than ever to make sense of the world around us!
HEARING AID STYLES
No single size or hearing aid style is right for every individual. Each style and model is engineered to provide a comfortable fit and match the wearer’s unique hearing loss and lifestyle. We fit only high quality hearing aids that deliver the clearest sound quality in changing listening environments. We’ll recommend the hearing aid style that best meets your hearing loss, daily activities, anatomy and budget.
TODAY’S HEARING AIDS
Just as digital technology has dramatically changed phones and TVs, it has also improved hearing aids. These changes have improved the sound quality, filter extraneous noise, and adjust to your surroundings making it easier to hear as nature intended. Just as your computers have gotten smaller, so have hearing aids!
Today’s technology can:
- Connect to your iPhone
- Help you hear when background noise is present
- Automatically adapt to different listening environments
- Smaller, discrete and comfortable
HEARING AID BRANDS
Absolute Hearing Aid Center is an independently owned local provider, which means we can fit and repair most leading hearing aid brands. Our patients get the hearing aid that is best for them—not one that we are contractually obligated to sell.
The hearing aid market continues to provide great choices for consumers. Absolute Hearing Aid Center stocks some of the most notable devices in the industry. Comfort and accuracy are a priority, so getting the right device requires the help of a trained professional. A hearing instrument specialist will put the patient’s needs first before anything else.
Styles of Hearing Aids
Hearing aid styles have features that are made for moderate to severe hearing loss. There are pros and cons depending on the severity of hearing loss, lifestyle factors and design chosen. Some of the most common styles are:
- Completely in canal (CIC)
- In the canal (ITC)
- In the ear (ITE)
- Behind the ear (BTE)
- Receiver in canal (RIC)
- Open fit
Hearing protection is available for personal and professional use. Generic or custom-fit earplugs keep wind, water and harmful environmental noise away from the ears. There are different types of hearing protection for any situation, each with their own unique features.
Hearing Aid Products and Accessories by Manufacturer
Bluetooth Hearing Aids
Bluetooth hearing aids have the additional functionality of interfacing with compatible wireless equipment. That means streaming directly from television, laptops, smartphones and other electronic devices.
Captel makes captioned telephones for the hearing impaired. With a large display screen and easily readable text, it is the perfect companion for users with hearing loss. The conversation is displayed in real-time using a no-cost captioning service.
Cell phone accessories
Cellphone accessories have the ability to extend the built-in hearing-impaired features. They can boost sound, add wireless functionality or even add comfort features to older hearing devices. Compatibility depends heavily on the model and brand of the devices used.
Oticon is a hearing aid manufacturer that was founded in 1904. They are currently the second-largest manufacturer of hearing aids in the world. As innovators of the first internet-connected hearing aid, Oticon continues to be a leader in the industry.
Rechargeable Hearing Aids
Rechargeable hearing aids are more than just a convenience. Yearly savings on battery purchases are one of the many reasons that rechargeable hearing aids are the future. With the help of a rechargeable base, users never have to worry about swapping batteries again.
ReSound hearing aids use proprietary technology that is popular in more than 80 countries. The company focuses on providing a one of a kind hearing experience. With the use of their hearing apps and latest hearing aids, ReSound is a great choice for any user.
Signia is part of the Sivantos family and is a top tier company that has been around since 1878. Serving more than 120 countries, Signia is a favorite of many users and professionals. The company does an excellent job of providing educational resources to go with their cutting-edge hearing aid technology.
In 1967 Starkey started its journey to becoming one of the most customer-friendly hearing aid providers in the world. They started the 90-day trial period and continued to innovate in other areas like hearing aid repair. Currently, Starkey is receiving positive press for its introduction of the Livio AI to their hearing device line.
Widex is the sixth largest hearing aid manufacturer in the world and was founded in 1956. Widex devices look and sound great, with a flair that is easy to identify. Like the other players in the industry, the company continues to build smarter, longer-lasting and better hearing aids.